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Re: moving ata initialisation to a command

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: moving ata initialisation to a command
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 17:19:27 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 06:06:42PM +0200, Vesa Jääskeläinen wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
> > I'd like to move ata.mod initialisation away from its _init routine and into
> > a separate command.  This way it isn't a nuissance when it gets included in
> > monolithic builds (such as the ones made by grub-mkrescue) and disables 
> > biosdisk
> > completely.
> > 
> > Does that sound fine?
> > 
> While you are there why not add optional IO-base argument so one could
> use more than one controller lurking in other IO-bases (second/third PCI
> ?). Of course there needs to be some kind of auto detect for easier
> usage for normal users.

I don't like that.  Sounds like a workaround for not having proper PCI
support.. :-/

Robert Millan

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